NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 5 Quality & Poem 5 Trees is given below. 7 English Chapter 5 comprehension check, working with the text, working with language, speaking and writing skills. Download NCERT Solutions of other subjects or Offline Apps for Class 7 all subjects which work without internet.
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NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Chapter 5
Honeycomb Chapter 5: Question – Answers
7 English Chapter 5: Quality – Answers
7 English Poem 5: Trees – Answers
Passages with Question Answer
I. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
One went in, not as into most shops, but restfully, as one enters a church, and sitting on the single wooden chair, waited. A guttural sound, and the tip-tap of his slippers beating the narrow wooden stairs and he would stand before one without coat, a little bent, in leather apron, with sleeves turned back, blinking—as if awakened from some dream of boots.
And I would say, “How do you do, Mr Gessler? Could you make me a pair of Russian-leather boots?”
1. How was the shop of Mr. Gessler different from the other shops?
2. What kind of boots did the author want?
3. Find a word from the passage which meaning is opposite of ‘asleep’. See Answers
II. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
As best I could, I explained the circumstances of those ill-omened boots. But his face and voice made so deep an impression that during the next few minutes I ordered many pairs. They lasted longer than ever. And I was not able to go to him for nearly two years.
It was many months before my next visit to his shop. This time it appeared to be his elder brother, handling a piece of leather.
1. Why was author not able to go to Gessler for nearly two years?
2. Why did the author order many pairs of shoes?
3. Why did he think it was Gessler’s elder brother at the shop? See Answers
III. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follows:
“Dey get id all,” he said, “dey get id by advertisement, nod by work. Dey take id away from us, who lofe our boods. Id gomes to dis— bresently I haf no work. Every year id gets less. You will see.” And looking at his lined face I saw things I had never noticed before, bitter things and bitter struggle and what a lot of grey hairs there seemed suddenly in his red beard!
1. Who is ‘he’ referred here?
2. Why was he so disturbed?
3. What do ‘grey hairs’ suggest? See Answers
Answers for passages
Comprehension Passage I – Answers
1. The shop of Mr. Gessler was different from the other shops because it was a simple and quiet place. One entered it peacefully as if one entered church.
2. The author wanted a pair of Russian leather boots.
3. The opposite of ‘asleep’ is ‘awakened’.
Comprehension Passage II – Answers
1. The author was not able to go to Gessler’s shop for two years because the boots lasted longer than ever.
2. Mr. Gessler’s face and voice made so deep an impression that the author ordered many pairs of shoes.
3. The author thought that it was the elder brother because he looked very aged and wan.
Comprehension Passage III – Answers
1. ‘He’ referrers to Mr. Gessler.
2. He was so disturbed because he lost his good customers because the big firms grabbed them by advertisement.
3. ‘Grey hairs’ suggest that he was ageing very fast because of tension in his mind.
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